An American mixed-martial arts fighter says he temporarily died in the arena after he claimed his mettle stopped and he accepted kidney failure
An American mixed-martial arts fighter says he temporarily “died” in the arena after his middle stopped and he digested kidney failing during a fight on Friday.
Clovis ” CJ ” Hancock collapsed in a preliminary round of the Legacy Fighting Alliance, an American mixed-martial arts competition based in Texas, and had to be revived by ringside medical personnel.
According to Hancock, paramedics restarted his center twice after he fell during his pushed in the Arena Theatre in Houston. After being taken to infirmary, physicians diagnosed him with kidney los and dehydration.
On Sunday night, Hancock said he was healing well after physicians injected him with eight bags of saline solution.
” I succumbed tonight in the cage”, he posted to Facebook.” My heart stopped, and I had kidney lack, they did CPR and affect me with the defibrillator twice and fetched me back.
” Doc says I shouldn’t fight again. I’m broken. I guess I’ll precisely be a coach from now on .”
The 32 -year-old said he had been undergoing a” hard heavines slashed” to qualify for the fight, which he said may have led to his collapse. At the moment of its welterweight crusade, Hancock weighed 77 kg( 170 lb ).
During his recuperation, he commented on Facebook that:” I cut too much heavines, my mettle stopped and my kidneys flunked.[ Doctors] said I was dangerously dehydrated .”
The CEO of the Legacy Fighting Alliance, Ed Soares, said Hancock collapsed after he preserved a mas kicking from his opposing, Charlie Ontiveros.
” After the kicking territory, there was a few second defer, and then he collapsed in the enclosure ,” he said in a statement.
” Our cutman David Maldonado immediately recognised the problem and signalled to the medical team sitting cageside. They were able to resuscitate and stabilise CJ and took him to the hospital via ambulance where they specified he had suffered kidney collapse .”
The Legacy Fighting Alliance has been contacted for comment.
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